Howsham Mill is an 18th Century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire. It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With an Archimedean Screw turbine and water wheel, Howsham Mill generates renewable energy.
Our free school visits and activities at Howsham Mill have been developed with the National Curriculum in mind, strongly linked to Science, Technology & History. Visits are designed to inform pupils as well as develop their skills and understanding.
Helen Spring, who leads our education programme, is a qualified and experienced teacher with a background in environmental education and delivering primary science CPD. Helen is also a Level 3 Forest School Practitioner and offers activities that relate to the Forest School Initiative.
- Mechanical Forces
- Living Things and their Habitats
- Classifying Plants and Animals
- Renewable Energy
- Bread Making
- Local History Study
- Data logging
- Outdoor maths
Current Forest Schools Activities:
- Nature walks
- Shelter building
- Fire making and cooking
- Forest crafts and games
Children will meet agreed curriculum objectives - or simply enjoy a STEM day - this depends on the requirements of the school and the workshops booked.To book this activity, please contact:
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||21 September 2020|
|Last modified||21 September 2020|
|Nature of scheme||Excursion|
|Subject(s)||Creative arts and media, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Food Technology, Mechanisms and structures, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Mathematics, Science, Working scientifically, Practical work, Outside the classroom|
|Age||4-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14|
|Running times||A day|
School visits to Howsham Mill are free
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